Robert Venturi

1925 - 2018

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Robert Charles Venturi Jr. (June 25, 1925 – September 18, 2018) was an American architect, founding principal of the firm Venturi, Scott Brown and Associates. Together with his wife and partner, Denise Scott Brown, he helped shape the way that architects, planners and students experience and think about architecture and the built environment. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Venturi has received more than 630,736 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Robert Venturi is the 76th most popular architect, the 846th most popular biography from United States (up from 863rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Architect.

Robert Venturi is most famous for his work on the Vanna Venturi House in Philadelphia.

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Among architects, Robert Venturi ranks 76 out of 518Before him are Isidore of Miletus, Senenmut, Marcel Breuer, Erich Mendelsohn, Richard Rogers, and Vincenzo Scamozzi. After him are Sebastiano Serlio, Peter Parler, Daniel Libeskind, Louis Kahn, Hector Guimard, and Richard Neutra.

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Among people born in 1925, Robert Venturi ranks 52Before him are Robert Altman, Ieng Sary, Andrea Camilleri, Luciano Berio, Wong Fei-hung, and Anastasio Somoza Debayle. After him are Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Roy J. Glauber, Rod Steiger, Barbara Bush, Milton Obote, and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Among people deceased in 2018, Robert Venturi ranks 31Before him are Riccardo Giacconi, Lys Assia, Arto Paasilinna, Richard E. Taylor, Jens Christian Skou, and Arvid Carlsson. After him are Stéphane Audran, Charles K. Kao, Francis Lai, V. S. Naipaul, Gudrun Burwitz, and Jin Yong.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Venturi ranks 846 out of 20,380Before him are Ray Manzarek (1939), Stanley B. Prusiner (1942), Wes Craven (1939), Jerome Isaac Friedman (1930), Benny Goodman (1909), and Martin Seligman (1942). After him are Lex Barker (1919), John J. Pershing (1860), Dorothea Lange (1895), Leon Cooper (1930), Clifford Shull (1915), and Morgan Fairchild (1950).

Among ARCHITECTS In United States

Among architects born in United States, Robert Venturi ranks 5Before him are Frank Lloyd Wright (1867), Louis Sullivan (1856), Richard Meier (1934), and Buckminster Fuller (1895). After him are Minoru Yamasaki (1912), Philip Johnson (1906), Peter Eisenman (1932), William Le Baron Jenney (1832), Charles Eames (1907), Adrian Smith (1944), and Nicholas Negroponte (1943).